Our Economy and the World Issue 356


This week’s issue of “Our Economy and the World” includes:

Key Global and Regional Developments over the Past Week

  • Reuters: G7 finance meeting marred by divisions over seizing Russian assets
  • Reuters: US consumer confidence ebbs in February; inflation expectations fall
  • Reuters: ECB on track but must hold off on rate-cut commitment, says Kazimir
  • CNBC: Red Sea attack-fueled ocean freight inflation is starting to ease on key global trade routes

Eye on Egypt

  • OECD: Economic Surveys: Egypt 2024

Special Analysis 

  • World Bank: Moderating Inflation and Steady Growth Open Path to Soft Landing

Developments in Financial and Commodity Markets in the Past Week

  • Reuters: Stocks slip, dollar rises ahead of US inflation data
  • CNBC: Oil prices mixed as U.S. crude inventories rise, OPEC+ considers extending production cuts